Counting down the top 15 pages of 2016. This one is #5. Two videos cover the design questions and construction process of a post and beam patio roof structure
A Mashup of traditional architecture, modern technology, and good old gravity
Seven-part sketchup tutorial with 17 videos covering ground zero (gravel) to final finish. Design on 'paper'—before making sawdust.
Composite decking machines smoothly, joins well, and resists weather with the best of 'em.
Drill, Drive, DONE—Finally a concrete anchor that works
How to keep the cuts consistent in less time
In places where climate zones are irrelevant, form follows function, and the function includes kicking back
A no-nonsense approach to efficient deck building
The days of staggering bolts every 16 inches or so are over—especially if you want to step down to the deck
Four tips on sizing, dealing with frost, choosing hardware, and preventing uplift
Stucco is likely to last significantly longer than the decking, so make it easy to replace the decking without disrupting the stucco.
Accessory Dog Dwelling Unit for little pups that grew up
The IRC covers materials, methods, and expected performance in two little sentences, Glenn sums them up in 10 minutes.
Two words: lag bolts?
OMG, the Ogee is an angle!
Two videos about layout, setting the base, laying the pavers, and filling the joints
The final video in the series: Did you model the pergola to be too tall? How to Lower the Joists and Narrow the Width of the Pergola
Forget about the turtles, look at the tile
Three videos: How to add Grass and Paver Textures, How to Manipulate Wood Grain, and Adding Furniture (and friends) From the Digital Big Box.